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Philadelphia Union News

Know Your Enemy | Orlando hunts goals as Union look to Uhre
How do you react to an extra time loss on the road? Jim Curtin’s team has been one of the very best in MLS for years now because they don’t do losing streaks. So after a late, confusing failure in Montreal, the Union prepare for Orlando with a limited roster but a huge chip on their shoulder.

The Union will be without nine players this weekend — and shouldn’t have to be
MLS made a choice to play through a FIFA national team game window this weekend. The Union and Orlando City will both be severely shorthanded when they meet in Chester on Saturday.

MLS News

MLS Week 5 Preview: Union hosts Orlando City, FC Cincinnati visits Nashville SC, and more
International action might take centerstage around the globe this weekend, but many MLS clubs will be in action with hopes of ending the round with three points in their grasp.

Richard Ledezma joins NYCFC from PSV Eindhoven
The 22-year-old attacking midfielder made 23 appearances for PSV Eindhoven across all competitions, scoring one goal and finding playing time in a Europa League match. Ledezma has one cap for the US Men’s National Team, and made eight appearances for US national youth teams.

Houston Dynamo FC sign veteran center back Erik Sviatchenko using Targeted Allocation Money
Sviatchenko is the second most capped player in the history of FC Midtjylland with 325 appearances across all competitions. He won five titles with the Danish side and most recently lifted the 2021/2022 Danish Cup and Danish Superliga. He was named Danish Superliga Player of the Year in the 2019/20 season. The defender also tallied 32 goals and added 11 assists during 12 seasons with the Wolves.

Hello Union fans! My name is Alex and I've been doing the daily links post for Brotherly Game since the 2016 season. You'll find me on here with all the biggest news stories in MLS and around the world. I also live tweet many of the Union games, and I'm a season ticket hold in section 102. Stop by and say hi!

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